95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

82points

Asus MX299Q

45points

Sony BVME170

Comparison winner
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25 facts in comparison

Asus MG278Q 27" vs Asus MX299Q vs Sony BVME170

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170
95
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82
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45
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Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Asus MX299Q & Sony BVME170?

  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Asus MX299Q better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Sony BVME170?

  • Power consumption operation
    31.7W vs38.7,145W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Weight
    5.5kgvs7650,8500g

Why is Sony BVME170 better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Asus MX299Q?

  • Width
    436mmvs625,700.2mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports digital input

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.Has a swivel stand
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

3.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.

4.width

625mm

700.2mm

436mm

Best

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340.5mm

5.weight

7.65kg

5.5kg

8.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.supports portrait mode
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

Display

1.screen size

27"

29"

16.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

2.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

3.has an IPS screen
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

4.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has anti-glare coating
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

178º

89º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

300cd/m²

100cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

100000000:1

80000000:1

10:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.HDMI ports

2

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Acer HN274H

4

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

4.has a DVI connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

5.has a VGA connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

6.supports Ethernet
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

31.7W

145W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MX299Q
Sony BVME170

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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